50 motivating quotes about books and reading

50 motivating quotes about books and reading50 motivating quotes about books and reading.

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The quotes about books you’ll see below are not the most famous ones. All of them, however, are highly motivating to rediscover the pleasure of reading.

You may ask, what book quotes have to do with the ebook site. Ebook sites are still mostly focused on the issues related to technology rather than pleasures of reading.

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We believe that a reader has to learn only as much technology as it’s needed to fully enjoy the magic of reading. Reading in times of digital content is changing, but it doesn’t mean it gives less pleasure. Just the opposite.

There is absolutely no difference between a hardcover book or an audiobook or a multimedia book application. There is no difference between a high-quality paper and e-ink screen or a high-resolution Retina display.

The biggest pleasure comes from what we read, not from on what we read.

The real difference, though, lies in our attitude to reading. Gilbert K. Chesterton once said: “There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and the tired man who wants a book to read.”

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50 best quotes about books and reading.

Books are a uniquely portable magic.

This beautiful book quote was beautifully visualized by Risa Rodil. You can get the artwork from Redbubble, on a variety of products. Besides a number of posters, you can have iPad and iPhone cases, mugs, wall clocks, and even a duvet cover! And, yes, apparel is here, too.

No two persons ever read the same book.

Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light.

If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson.

I would never read a book if it were possible for me to talk half an hour with the man who wrote it.

Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.

This famous quote by Mason Cooley is visualized to look like a handwritten text on a page from a dictionary. Artwork by My Printable Art Shop, available as an instant download in a quality good enough for an 8×10-inch poster.

Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.

Anyone who says they have only one life to live must not know how to read a book.

I think of life as a good book. The further you get into it, the more it begins to make sense.

There is no friend as loyal as a book.

A minimalist design from Instant Quotes features one of the most famous quotes about books. There is no better friend than a book, and there is no better way to express it than on a wall.

There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.

– Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.

Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.

You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy books and that’s kind of the same thing.

You can’t buy happiness but you can buy a book poster, and that’s kind of the same thing.

The book you don’t read won’t help.

Great books help you understand, and they help you feel understood.

If you only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.

A minimalist and stylish visualization of Murakami’s bright thought on how reading makes us exceptional.

A good novel tells us the truth about its hero; but a bad novel tells us the truth about its author.

– Gilbert K. Chesterton.

There is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and the tired man who wants a book to read.

– Gilbert K. Chesterton.

A book is a dream that you hold in your hand.

This inspiring quote by Neil Gaiman is worth repeating every day. What about placing it in your bedroom right in front of your bed? You’ll see it when you open your eyes, or right before you’ll close them.

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Personalized Kindle cases – 80 variants to choose from.

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Average rating: 4.7/5.

Senso waterproof Bluetooth earphones.

Comfortable and secure, these earphones feature IPX-7 waterproof rating. Improved battery lets you listen to audiobooks for up to 8 hours. Compatible with the latest basic Kindle, Paperwhite 4, and Oasis 3.

Average rating: 4.2/5.

Foldable solar 25,000 mAh dual-USB power bank.

Make your Kindle 100% eco-friendly with this power bank which can absorb a few times more solar energy than ordinary solar charger. This power bank from AddTop is perfect for outdoor activities – it’s waterproof and comes with a handy camping LED light.

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A book is a version of the world. If you do not like it, ignore it or offer your own version in return.

In a good book the best is between the lines.

Are we not like two volumes of one book?

We lose ourselves in books. We find ourselves there too.

This anonymous book quote became extremely popular thanks to the famous illustrator Risa Rodil. Just like other designs she offers on Redbubble, this brilliant artwork is offered on several accessories and clothes.

Keep reading books, but remember that a book is only a book, and you should learn to think for yourself.

It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.

Frank Zappa is the author of one of the most famous quotes about books. It’s been featured on a large number of designs. We picked the one created by Abbie Imagine, and you can get as a poster printed on high quality 192 gsm archival matte paper.

There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book.

The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.

Beware of the person of one book.

Between the pages of a book is a wonderful place to be.

A lovely flower typographic poster designed by Stella Bookish Arts is available on t-shirts, iPhone cases, travel mugs, tote bags and over thirty other items.

A book is the only place in which you can examine a fragile thought without breaking it.

If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.

How do you enjoy this book quote poster designed by Blue Poppy Gallery? Oscar’s Wilde quotes is printed on a randomly selected page from a vintage dictionary, and it fits in 8 × 10-inch frames.

The only important thing in a book is the meaning that it has for you.

The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.

Isn’t it one of these quotes that made our childhood a happy and inspiring time? A passage from I Can Read With My Eyes Shut! by Dr. Seuss was visualized by Dune Studio, and you can download it from Etsy in a quality matching posters from 5 × 7 to 16 × 20 inches.

Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself.

There’s nothing wrong with reading a book you love over and over.

Books can be dangerous. The best ones should be labeled “This could change your life.”

This typographic art print was designed by Sacred and Profane and features a bold quote by Helen Exley on how a book can change people’s lives. The poster is available in two sizes, A4 or A3, but you can also order a custom size.

It is a good rule after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have read an old one in between.

Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.

– George Bernard Shaw.

Some books leave us free and some books make us free.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson.

One of the book quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson on a beautifully bright artwork created by Poster Inspired.

Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren’t very new after all.

I can’t imagine a man really enjoying a book and reading it only once.

You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.

C.S. Lewis is the author of several meaningful quotes about books and reading, and we feature a few of them in this list. The one shown above is beautifully designed by Violet and Alfie. You can get it in one of four colors.

Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?

A great book should leave you with many experiences, and slightly exhausted at the end. You live several lives while reading.

Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.

– Henry David Thoreau.

Printable Wisdom offers on Etsy a stylishly designed quote by Henry David Thoreau, which will be a perfect decor for a home library.

One always has a better book in one’s mind than one can manage to get onto paper.

I divide all readers into two classes; those who read to remember and those who read to forget.

– William Lyon Phelps.

In old days books were written by men of letters and read by the public. Nowadays books are written by the public and read by nobody.

There comes a time when you have to choose between turning the page and closing the book.

When there comes a time you decide to hang your favorite book quote on a wall, make sure to check out the artwork from The Writing Craft. This quote by Josh Jameson is available on over 40 products: apparel, home decor, personal accessories, and more.

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Zugu Muse multi-functional iPad protective case.

This is the best heavy-duty iPad case you can find on Amazon. It features multi-angle stand secured with strong magnetic structure. Military drop tested ( MIL STD 810G 516.6) to withstand 5-feet drops. Available for iPad mini 5, iPad 10.2, Air 3, and latest Pro models.

Average rating: 4.7/5.

Penoval high-precision iPad stylus with palm-rejection technology.

A great alternative to Apple Pencil. Penoval stylus is using advanced technology for precise, natural, highly responsive writing and drawing with no delays. Works with all current iPad models.

Average rating: 4.4/5.

Lamicall adjustable charging stand for iPad.

This sturdy foldable stand lets you charge the iPad thanks to adjustable base and a hole for a cable. The stand can be set at multiple angles, and features rubber pads for better stability.

Average rating: 4.7/5.

There are worse crimes than burning books. One of them is not reading them.

What you don’t know would make a great book.

You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.

I cannot sleep unless I am surrounded by books.

We read to know that we are not alone.

A quote from William Nicholson’s play Shadowlands was turned by Three Gypsy Souls into a catchy artwork. Available as an instant download.

Men do not understand books until they have a certain amount of life, or at any rate no man understands a deep book, until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents.

That is a good book which is opened with expectation and closed with profit.

– Amos Bronson Alcott.

Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.

A motivational book poster with a quote by Frederick Douglas. The typographic layout was designed by Prints & Designs. You can get it as an instant download so that you could print and frame it the way you want.

Books are like mirrors: if a fool looks in, you cannot expect a genius to look out.

A book is a device to ignite the imagination.

I lived in books more than I lived anywhere else.

Don’t say you wouldn’t like this beautiful quote on a t-shirt, throw pillow or a mug. Yes, this highly recognizable design comes from Risa Rodil.

It’s not just the books under fire now that worry me. It is the books that will never be written. The books that will never be read.

If there is a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, you must be the one to write it.

And the last beautiful quote about books turned into a beautiful visual. Hand-lettered by Teri Lea Wright, this 8×10 typographic poster is printed on high-quality matte photo paper.

Where to buy posters with book quotes.

There are many sites where you can order your favorite book quote printed on a poster, mug, t-shirt, and tons of other products.

Below you’ll find our recommendations – the sites that offer high-quality book quote designs on a large selection of items.

Amazon Handmade – if you don’t want to sign up to other online stores, you can start exploring Amazon’s own section with handcrafted items. It’s quickly growing, and you’ll find here posters, home decor, and stationery – also with book quotes.

Redbubble – a marketplace for custom-designed items, including prints, stationery, cases & covers, or t-shirts. Opposite to other sites, such as CafePress, the quality of artwork is very high.

Zazzle – the site offers a huge variety of merchandise, from clothing, to home decor, to personal accessories. What’s more, users can upload their own image and create their own design.

Etsy – it’s the top destination for anyone who wants to express the love for books. The largest marketplace with handcrafted goods offers thousands of literary quotes – on posters, jewelry, personal items, electronic accessories, and clothes.

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Booklover’s wine glass.

The 17 oz stemless wine glass features a hand-engraved text “When I think about books, I touch my shelf.” The glass is dishwasher safe and comes in individual box to ensure safe delivery.

Average rating: 4.9/5.

Sleep mask and headphones in one – perfect for audiobooks.

The eye mask adopts 3D ergonomic technology to block out 100% of external light and features ultra-thin Bluetooth speakers with 8-hour playtime!

Average rating: 4.3/5.

Sofa and bed organizer – perfect for books and e-readers.

This updated bedside and sofa storage caddy is made of premium felt and can hold heaver things than ever before. It features four large pockets and 2 holes for charging cables.

Average rating: 4.4/5.

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Ad-man who decided to devote his life to books. Founder of Ebook Friendly, ebook enthusiast, and self-published short story author. Prefers reading on his iPhone, but when it comes to history books – Piotr always picks print.

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by Sonia Purnell.

France was falling. Burned-out cars, once strapped high with treasured possessions, were nosed crazily into ditches. Their beloved cargoes of dolls, clocks, and mirrors lay smashed around them and along mile upon mile of unfriendly road. Their owners, young and old, sprawled across the hot dust, were groaning or already silent. Yet the hordes just kept streaming past them, a never-ending line of hunger and exhaustion too fearful to stop for days on end.

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